PAM 625: Emergency Medicine I

Course Description The first of a two-semester course sequence dealing with the management and treatment options of severely injured and critically ill patients. Students are taught the key points of the epidemiology, pathophysiology, clinical features and differential diagnosis of many disease entities, as they may present in the Emergency Department. They will learn the art of drawing sufficient conclusions from insufficient resources. Topics include pulmonary and cardiac emergencies, GI emergencies, infections in the ED, renal and GU emergencies, GYN and obstetrical emergencies, psychosocial emergencies, and disaster management.
Credits 1